The Egg and Other Stories by Sherwood Anderson Published two years after the innovative, influential 1919 masterpiece Winesburg, Ohio, this collection of short stories solidified the author’s reputation as a major American writer.
Great Short Stories by English and Irish Women by Candace Ward This select anthology spans 200 years of Anglo-Irish literature by women writers, ranging from the age of Romanticism to the modern era. Its short stories recount episodes of direst tragedy and triumphant heroism, offering a remarkable depth of experience. Rich in the splendors of Gothic fiction, the tales abound in family curses and haunted manors, melodramatic acts of wild passion, and frequent visitations by ghosts...
The Country of the Blind by H. Wells 'In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. Wells' acclaimed tale, a stranded mountaineer encounters an isolated society in which his apparent advantage proves less than valuable.
The Secret Sharer and Other Stories by Joseph Conrad Great adventures of the sea and of the soul, related by a novelist considered one of the greatest writers in the language. Contains three of Conrad's most powerful stories.
The Body Snatcher and Other Tales by Robert Louis Stevenson From the famed author of such popular adventure stories as Kidnapped and Treasure Island, come these 3 tales of horror and the supernatural. Contents include The Body Snatcher, a tale of grave-robbing; The Bottle Imp, a classic fable of being careful what you wish for; and The Merry Men, a story of Scottish islanders. #doverthrift #classiclit #doverthrift #classiclit